Chanderi silk is a traditional, ethnic fabric known for its lightweight, sheer texture and for its fine luxurious feel. Currently, with fusion of traditional and modern weaving techniques, Chanderi fabric is used to create tunics, tops and indo-western dresses. Chanderi sarees are best for summer wear because of its texture. This Chanderi silk fabric can be classified in three types- Chanderi silk cotton, pure silk and Chanderi cotton. Color palette of Chanderi fabric was initially ruled by soft pastel hues however, vibrant color combinations are also available. Chanderi fabric needs special care because of its texture. It is advisable to dry clean the fabric to protect its fine zari work.